Adonia – P&O Cruises

In Service – 2011 to Present
Type: Cruise Ship GRT: 30277 Length: 592 ft Beam: 84 ft
Speed: N/A knots
Registry: Bermuda Passengers: 688 Crew: 373
Shipyard: Chantiers de l’Atlantique


About P&O Cruises

P&O Cruises is a trusted British cruise line offering holidays to the world’s must-see destinations, including the Mediterranean, Caribbean, City Breaks and more. In the UK, P&O Cruises is known for over 175 years. Since 2015, the cruise line trys to establish itself on the German market. Guests appreciate the traditional cruise experience with an English atmosphere on board. But in order to enjoy the journey on board of a P&O Cruise, a basic knowledge of English is recommanded. The MS Azura, MS Aurora, MS Oceana, MS Ventura and MS Britannia are family-friendly ships. However, on the MS Arcadia, the MS Adonia and the MS Oriana, children are not allowed. Booking is only possible for guests, who are 18 years or older. The currency on board of every P&O vessels are British Pound.


With her 9 decks the slender and racy “Adonia” is the smallest vessel in the P&O fleet. As a rare feature she is an “adult only” ship – no bookings of minors are allowed. The Adonia provides space for up to 710 guests. Due to her small size she can call ports which are not accessible for most of the larger cruise ships.

Atmosphere on Board

Thanks to the smallness of the ship atmosphere on board is very intimate and comradely.


All staterooms are equipped with TV, fridge, tea- and coffee-making facilities and other amenities. 75% of the cabins have a balcony. Interior and exterior staterooms have a size of 12-16m². Deluxe balcony cabins measure 22-23m² including the balcony, while the Suites offer 40-68m² including the balcony.

Food and Beverages

During the cruise all meals in the main- and buffet-restaurants, snacks, room-service and afternoon-tea are included. In the buffet-restaurants coffee, tea, water and juices are free. The daily changing multi-course meals in the main restaurants are based on modern British cuisine.


The ship offers 8 different bars and pubs as well as a show lounge with performances in the evenings.

Sport and Relaxation

For your relaxation the “Adonia” provides sauna, whirlpool, steam-bath and a fitness-room. For an additional fee guests can also unwind in the exclusive “Oasis Spa” or take part in fitness courses with professional coaches.

Apparel / Dress-Code

There are different dress-codes on different evenings. On every cruise all of the following dress-codes will be applied at least once: – Evening Casual: relaxed atmosphere in sportive-casual apparel – Smart & Jacket: smart casual dress-code for a more dignified atmosphere – Festive Glamour: especially elegant evenings on board; smoking or dark suit with tie for gentlemen and evening gown for the ladies are expected (for gentleman a “black tie rental” is available on board)


British traditions are honoured on all P&O cruise ships. Currency on board is British Pounds. Language on board is English only – other languages cannot be expected, not for menu-cards nor from the personnel. Good English proficiency is therefore highly recommended.